Category : News

Do it Best Corp. announces new National Logistics Manager

July 16, 2018

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Do it Best Corp. has promoted co-op veteran Steve Rose to National Logistics Manager. In this position, Rose will leverage his warehousing and distribution expertise as … Read More

Milwaukee Tool plans $32 million headquarters expansion

July 13, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Tool will begin construction on another major expansion of its Global Headquarters Campus in Brookfield, Wis. With a total investment of $32 million, the new advanced manufacturing and R&D facility is expected to create … Read More

Washington’s Arrow Lumber & Hardware acquires Ocean Shores yard

BUCKLEY, Wash. — Arrow Lumber & Hardware, based in Buckley, Wash. has acquired Levee Lumber in Ocean Shores, Wash. The acquisition marks the seventh location for the 21-year-old company. “We … Read More

Environmental Stoneworks acquires Brockmeyer Quality Stone

July 12, 2018

Denver — Environmental StoneWorks, the only national manufacturer and installer of stone veneer, has acquired Brockmeyer Quality Stone, an installer of stone veneer throughout the Columbus, Ohio region. “Brockmeyer Quality Stone is … Read More

Bliffert Lumber & Hardware named NARI Distributor of the Year

July 11, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Bliffert Lumber & Hardware has been named the 2018 NARI National Distributor of the Year. The award recognizes distributors who have demonstrated a strong commitment to NARI, the professional remodeling … Read More

Tamko names new Director of Decking Sales & Marketing

JOPLIN, Mo. —  Shara Gamble has been promoted to Director of Decking Sales and Marketing at TAMKO’s corporate headquarters in Joplin, Mo. In her new role, Gamble is responsible for … Read More

Kropf Lumber of Kansas celebrating 70 years

July 10, 2018

A Kansas lumberyard is celebrating 70 years in business this month. Kropf Lumber of Hesston, Kan. was established in 1948 when Mr. and Mrs. Ivan S. Kropf, who owned and … Read More

E.C. Barton hires new marketing director

JONESBORO, Ark. — Kathyrn Baker has joined home improvement retailer E.C. Barton & Company as Marketing Director. Baker will lead the innovative efforts in the company’s marketing, and will also … Read More

Cedar Creek rebranding as BlueLinx

July 9, 2018

Atlanta — BlueLinx Holdings Inc., has announced that it will conduct the business of Cedar Creek and all of its subsidiaries under the BlueLinx brand. “This news is representative of … Read More

In Memoriam: Loran Hall

Loran Hall, President of Mathew Hall Lumber Co. in St. Cloud, Minn. has died at age 62. According to the St. Cloud Times, Hall died at his home on July … Read More